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he's all pin united outspoken and ready to take a stand on the day's red hot issues he's my good friend bill maher get ready there's he's joining me for this edition of politicking. in the politicking on larry king joining me one of my favorite people who's never afraid to say what he wants the host of real time with bill maher on h.b.o. the one and only maher himself and by the way in addition to real time bill will be at the murad theater in indianapolis on may thirty first and on june seventh at the car not a theater in rockford illinois west of chicago work the country larry you know i do i let's get right into turn issues none more current than mr sterling now i've
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heard that you have attacked the fact that he was taped that that's you know but i know dns them justify the means but this is well you know it's be good if we could keep two thoughts and i had the same time you know no one forgives the racism it's nice we've reached a place in america where that's not even debatable nobody stands up for the racism but you know the fourth amendment isn't beanbag no i get it that he's in a kind of a quads i public situation there with the team he it's not its own not public but it's the other owners can kick him out but when i was saying a lot of people are interesting i almost never get cute does from both left and right both left and right like that i said you know what if you can't to your own girlfriend in your living room without losing your property. then what is before the men because the fourth amendment is the one that says we should be secure in
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our homes secure in our property secure in our persons and. you know racism is bad and so is losing the fourth amendment so what do you do when it bounces little ones is out the owners have no way to go i mean they can say well yeah we shouldn't take them but what do we do right now i don't know what will they would they would i mean i had kareem abdul-jabbar in the week before and i said you know everyone saying how brave commissioners' solver was well he wasn't exactly brave i'm not saying he did the wrong thing but it's not brave when you do something that every single person says you should do and brave is going against the grain the brain is would keep going on the air and you know what the others wanted to get rid of sterling because it's going to hurt them the business the players would have just revolted it's been there already african-american leagues so you know it wasn't brave but it was perhaps the right thing to do i'm sure it was the right thing to
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do like how do you think it is who's advising him on doing other appearances close foot in the mouth is a classic actually i think. judging from the anderson cooper and you know view that's actually going to help him because now people are just going to think well this guy is isn't it it's pathetic dimentia you know i mean no one can be that bad . you know on purpose you can act that stupid and he said about the wife. from what i read she's a racist i mean that way yeah that she was kind of his right hand man with the apartment buildings and you know i it's unlikely in a marriage that long that they would have very differing political views it's it's rare when you find a mary matalin james carville kind of marriage usually husband and wife are aligned on those kind of issues so i don't think she's some sort of outlier in this i think she's. guilty to no i'm never initiating all he is and i have been interviewing
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bill maher since one thousand and eighty seventy nine eighty he'd worked in washington one time when my on my radio show he was a regular not ninety ninety nine i think the first time i was on was when i was on politically correct which is early nine you'll want in a club in washington really you were it was in the eighty's you know what i mean out of there are things that club and why get involved produce a pipe a loved you and say you got to have this pile seemed sound and that said you have a better memory than i do let's say in all these years and now we see this why in two thousand and fourteen is this the racism in america i mean what's stupider than not liking someone because of his own risk in which they have nothing to do with what is stupid in that i mean people won't give ha going to anyone with half a brain and i don't know why i know what i do as fans or this what i guess i'm going to genius god to do you know. you know i'm the one who's always saying
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america stupid and that people get mad a bit. don't but they say well i can prove it jobs are in various you know sixty percent of the people think noah's ark story is true literally drew i mean our people stupidly got everybody on leverage count the ways i mean i mean racism is obviously fused with a lot of everything seven of it is just leisure brain nonsense you don't look like me i hate you some of it has to do with economics and class and the way rich people are able to use things like race to divide poor people you know it's very easy to get people distracted from the issues that they should be thinking about by pointing to race that mexicans going to take your job well that mexican is probably not going to take your job because as it's been proved over and over again john mccain said it once and you can do it my friend you can't pick fruit in the sun all day white people have tried and they will to buy lunch and other areas. it's engressia list
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a geisha and to bend yeah well you may have the democrats are saying that this is a phony thing well it is a funny thing it's been a funny thing from the beginning i mean it's a tragedy but not everything bad that happens in the world is obama's fault or is that they're always there template for everything is to work backwards from obama is evil obama is a socialist obama is a screw up somehow he's simultaneously an evil genius and also completely incompetent and just terribly dumb so it depends on what day it is our friday at the end of our show this week our little editorial is about. we're egging the democrats the republicans on to impeach him because i think that would be very good for obama if they would go ahead and impeach him and i would like to challenge the republicans if bengazi is as awful as they say it is and let's get real they're investing in it for the eighth time almost half of republicans in america say it's
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the worst scandal ever in american history absolutely worst scandal ever so if it's really that bad then isn't it your obligation to impeach him and that would be great because that would fire up the left wing base so i'd like to see the impeachment go for i like this in them put their money where their mouth is and get do you think that's partially racial at least partially absolutely i think a lot of this country has never gotten over the fact that we elected and not only just elected and then what really blew their mind was reelected. you know the first time they could kind ok everybody experiments. this second time really bothered them because it's like wow america got a real good look at a black president and went for it again that i think psychologically was the most damaging thing that's happened to them because of the barack obama that they want
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to people who saw him and still voted for him there were turn of monica lewinsky yes i defended her on the show last week you know i read the vanity fair article i was very moved by it this is a person who is basically spent almost twenty years now and into this person presson. she can't get a job that she says you know every time she goes and they make some excuse and we understand why because it's a distraction. probably any bright when she went to the london school of economics i never met her but she does make a great point which is that she said if i'm so stupid how come my first job. out of college was working at the white house also i kind of got on people who i think are hypocritical about getting down on her for the affair as it was in a she was in her early twenty's and if you remember back that far larry i barely do
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but i don't remember girls in that age that's the experimental age like college age early twenty's late teens so that's when they're having sex with people they have no intention to stay with you know that and that's ok you know sex is not harmful if you you know take precautions and so forth so while other girls are having sex with you know i don't know the bouncer at the club and this idiot who lives next door to them in the car know that she was having sex with the president of the united states and said i'm talking with them she says it was an actual relationship that was and that mrs shand was communication there were gifts exchanged promises made. so you know the whole world is looking for five minutes with this guy and by the way this is when clinton was in his forty's he was very robust he was very low so she's having sex with the hottest guy in the world and our first job out of college is in the white house but she's the more you know i mean it looks like it was a fun relationship to lynne cheney on as lynne cheney suggested that the clintons
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were behind the lewinsky article that they had vanity fair publish it to get the story out of the way by that well it's a bit of a conspiracy theory but i mean it wouldn't be the strangest thing i've ever heard of in my life it makes sense in july to want to win nakia late and i didn't know this woman but but monica's point was you know why now because hillary is most likely going to be the next next president and maybe for eight years and of course if that happens then she's going to lose another ten years of her life so come on let's have about a moratorium twenty years is a long time to be and and well a christian ethic is to forgive. and for him what does it mean to you know just let her have a life. what do you make of the number. mr bundy kleiman bundy and he is faced with the feds lots of the right wingers love this guy until until of course
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the relevant point is that they should not love them to begin with he's a scofflaw you know somehow that the rule of law people except i didn't like him they liked him because he thumbed his nose at the federal government and as you know larry the federal government is always evil and needs to be drowned in the bath and so somebody like clive and bunty who does not let the revenuers from the government push them around he is of course a hero except he's not a hero he's a guy who didn't pay is grazing fees and by the way those people who are mad at the government on so much lead i'm glad the federal government owns that much lead because what would the other people do with it probably ruin it like they have with the rest of the country it's that's why the federal government owns a lot of land so we can preserve our national heritage it's all our land and some of that needs to stay pristine and polluted these idiots now when utah want to drive their a.t.v.'s into the land just because we say we can't do it he has let
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the eco system live somewhere and so logical if it isn't logical place lately. we now move to the world of politics and she's well do what is bill think about who might be the g.o.p. nominee that will in the battlefield and does he think hillary's automatic as well it's about.
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i marinate joining me. for in-depth impartial and financial commentary for news and much much. only on bombast and on. the no c.n.n. the m s n b c news have taken some slightly but the fact is i admire their commitment to cover all sides of the story just in case one of them happens to be accurate. that was funny but it's close enough for the truth and might think. it's because one whole attention and the mainstream media works side by side the joke is actually on here going to be coming back. at our teen years we have a different pretty. good because the news of the world just is not this funny
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i'm not laughing dammit i'm not how. i got. you guys to the jokes will handle the stuff that i've got to. back with bill maher don't forget if you're in indianapolis he'll be at the murad theater on may thirty first was about a you mentioned i did mention right i'm glad you do i think i don't think it's pronounced here at well it's more apt as m u r a t how rob i think you know don't pronounce it whichever it is and i'm funny about it how would you get there who are offering their head to the theater like what this guy pronounce the name of that theater badly he was a green light not a great show is that the car not the theater in rockford illinois on june seventh and of course he has that right show on h.b.o.
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rockford files real time real time with bill maher really friday night a must and they repeated seven thousand three hundred times in my career in the week chris christie does he have a future oh yeah. garbage removal i don't know about politics now i think he has a future i don't know. i think you know we did something about the fact that he should have run in two thousand and twelve because the longer you stay on the vine the more likely something like that is going to come up obama was very smart remember when he ran every said how can you run you've barely been in the senate people don't even know who you are and he went exactly that's exactly the point they don't know who i am if i wait around of the four years old i'm going to pick at more votes to use against me and chris christie if he was smart should have run in two thousand and twelve when he was still had that new candidate smell he could be indicted you know they yeah it's looking worse and worse because of course when
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the press doesn't come up with a really important stories the t.v. press anyway but boy when they get their hooks into something that scandalous they will just root and rule not a big medical you are and that's the funds you think the president's democratic liberal a liberal does something like this they're going to action it yeah yeah absolutely is no prisoner that's right ok. a lot of people are saying the best race would be jeb bush and hillary clinton it would be issue oriented wouldn't go into the well you'd fall asleep well i wouldn't fall asleep but we're talking about two centrists corporatist type people who are going the left a little right a little left alone who are not really going to new vis country off the track it's on i can't see either one of them doing ending bold like demanding a carbon tax you know if you pick up the paper almost any day that we did something really really scary and frightening about the with the where the climate is going
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and i don't see either one of them and of course if you look at the polls the people in america these geniuses don't even have it on their list of top ten things to be worried about so it requires great leadership i think it's obviously the most important issue of our time requires great leadership i don't see it coming from either regularly or a jeb bush you see it coming from anyone yes i think something like elizabeth warren one of the most gutsy people i've seen in politics in a long time she's somebody i think who would really say what she feels and she may never win anything but i'd love to see her or run with hillary about that a granny ticket. from around paul. rand paul i like his father i like half of them. you know half of them makes so much sense and says the things that nobody else to say. let's end the empire nothing in the constitution says america has to have an empire about droning let's bring the troops home he's not running as
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different drowning as they were drowning you attack that you love the fourth amendment in favor droning a citizen without a trial in another country well i thought you said droning and only about us citizens and that's a different issue as well ran are all is made up then also i yes i do favorite that the citizen we did drone i was in favor of that just because you're a citizen of america that should not serve as a shield to you if you are attacking americans which that guy was absolutely larry and say just because there's a fourth amendment don't say stupid things in private well that's a very different reading of the fourth amendment we're talking about it don sterling and his living room had been talking about bombing the white house i would have a very different view about about that he still was taped and you're against the taping of him and making it public you know you got to began to have it both ways these are two different issues larry i can have it to do well they don't situation on you can't kill an american citizen without a trial you also cannot use the constitution as a shield if you are plotting against american citizens it's been
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a very different to be spouting off about whether your girlfriend who brings a black eye to the ball game is a little different than what i'm more ella locky was doing which was inspiring people and plotting to kill americans and that should not be used as a shield as far as droning goes i'm sure we could do the droning program better but i was never in favor of invading iraq as a way to fight the war on terror which is really the war against muslim fundamentalism. but you have to do something i'm not for doing nothing so using whole armies against terrorists is a very bad idea because that's not who they are there's a small bands of people anyone. the war on terror well you don't ever win it right it's like crime there will always be some crime but there are some people in the world who do need killing and drones do that better than armies we kill we know how many iraqis when we sent over the army that well a lot of them killed each other but hundreds of thousands at least
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a hundred thousand we haven't killed anyone near that number when we when we use the drones it was it you needed said the botched education secu sion in oklahoma wasn't botched they killed him but i should have been there they didn't care right that was pretty funny what do you make of the whole death penalty if that is the craziest situation because first of all this is a country that kills so much it would just about droning gun violence attentions texas allow it right i mean killing is what we do in fact that we have this this issue with killing people i mean we're over thinking in this i mean none must be like what put them put them in a pit where the wild boar your people are thinking too hard about this why don't we just look here's here's we know how to make people fall asleep right get michael jackson's doctor in there ok he used to do it once you have them out. just tell them in any of the ways we know really do work gentlemen that team electrocute the
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firing squad did a lot of one stair out why do we have to like have this idea that we have to nudge them just ever so slightly into death like we're you know really doing a living name you know here. it's not humane about how you do it you're killing them ok so this whole idea that we have to have this cocktail of drugs for it's like the razor you know the first blade lift the chef the first drug kind of gets you sleepy and the second one puts you out and the third one you know terry it's like you're on a massage table with norah jones playing in the back it's insane not to mount and kill them or just shoot them it's not a big thing do you favor the death penalty you know i always have in principle it's just that we don't do it well enough you know there's too much failure in principle yes i mean i do favored principle i just think this to many people i think our justice system is too screwed blued and tattooed black and blacks or asians or that
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whites are not well i mean that's part of it there's a racial element that's just as incompetent at that element to it you know that there are probably some innocent people be put to death but i think i would if it was may i would rather be put to death than live in solitary for seventy years i mean we put people in solitary that is truly cruel and unusual punishment if you to be alone year after year after year we did we used to do this very very sparingly now we do it all the time and that is the i think the issue that they should be talking about with prisons only if they reserve which is marijuana you've long been an advocate of this legalization it appears are a radical and behold obama said the other day that no one is no more dangerous than alcohol but he quickly stressed that he does see pot use as a bad habit and a vice. you know he's a politician he's got at that but it's not about the medical use. well of
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course for medical use i mean to talk to anybody who's used it for medical reasons and they will tell you that very often provides a solace that nothing else they tried that's coming everywhere but there's that but we have to use that excuse anymore it doesn't have to we don't have to have the figleaves of oh i'm using it because i have this whatever it is i told them i had how about just because we want to because of all the drugs of all the mood altering agents you could get your hands on this is the one that's that's least harmful and also again a freedom issue how about that for the republicans where's the tea party and this just got to be that people love freedom so much what could be more cause for freedom that we're at and what happens in your own head how you treat what goes on in your own mind the mood you want to put yourself in so i think it's an issue that the republicans could steal if they were smart that's another issue where rand paul probably could take rand paul could be interesting because he quit his views on privacy his views on bringing the troops home and no more empire his views on stuff
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like drugs he's pretty good on race issues he said to mention he could steal millennial away from hillary clinton i don't think that i just a vote for hillary or you shot as many are as how quickly the gay issue has changed in this country more americans favor same sex marriage a football player is drafted he kisses his partner on television right ok yeah how did that happen so quickly the gays insisted but it is it is amazing that it was only maybe twenty years ago that the closest thing to a gay marriage was lies in minnelli and david geffen i mean when they were married that was a gay marriage i was invited. you didn't want to say. and yet they just they just insisted and of course the other thing i think that turned it around was television you know people don't really read the news they don't pay attention to the president. that much but they do watch television and once they saw gays on
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television shows wow they said look at this they were like oh ok you know when it's not that weird and then of course gay marriage in a couple of states and the world didn't fall apart and they kind of got it as recently as two thousand and four bush remember put karl rove put gay marriage on the ballot in key states and just because he knew it would get every redneck to come out and while they were in the booth that of course voted for bush and those are all people who were scared that gay marriage was going to screw up their life somehow i know you are critical of organized religion you made a great movie cloverlea just city really you make them think you know that catholic church in the blue and it's tension played to can the zation team in making this john paul the second to saying the same in two sense to say the pope john and pope john paul two well they need some good publicity you know after the and i said yes
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larry with a little boy you think those well i mean that kind of fast tracked john paul i mean he you know he got it you need to him you know you need to confirm miracles to be a saint and he got his two in five years which is you know i'm just saying the man works quickly after he's dead because that's very quick i mean others say it's taken hundreds of years but john paul the second he just rolled up his sleeves and got those miracles like harvey and we know that there is no afterlife i mean i know it does no one knows you know in those words intentionally added i've never said i was one hundred percent sure we don't know what happens but. you know what i'm pretty sure of is that it's not the myths that were described thousands of years ago by people who knew nothing of science and which people still to their intellectual embarrassment still cleave to today i doubt it's that god had a son. you know he's this orb of perfect energy powerful beyond imagination but
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he's got kids i don't i'm guessing it's not that so you know we don't know we're you know i watch that show cosmos it's a great show science show every week he's brilliant mr neeld aggressiveness and yeah and a great explainer asses and you know they go into the first episode that they did the big bang theory which is the entire universe that's not just every planet every star piece every galaxy was in something the size of a marble when it exploded thirteen point eight billion years ago and when you hear that and you hear that everything in the universe all the planets in the stars in this and we're in something size or marble you kind of want to go you know give me the jesus thing that's just that's even crazier but i know they're right thank you bill they're always the best of things larry is great is that he is one of the funniest and most incisive people on the planet we thank him for joining us on this
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hello there i'm aaron a this is boom bust and these are some of the stories that we're tracking for you today. first something alex daly senior editor at casey's extraordinary technology talks with us about the tax advantages of living and working in puerto rico kate long she's on the program as well to deliver it well but all about the author of media land tells us about the precarious footing of the country's twenty fifteen budget and in today's big deal edward harris and i are discussing a net neutrality and mobile phone known wars going as moment and all starts right now.
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this week citigroup fired a love in top employees that its benefits unit mexico the pink slips came in connection with the loan losses roughly four hundred million dollars worth made to mexican oil company oceanography now the bank has blamed those losses on fraud oceanography a was a contractor for a mexican state owned oil company pemex and they appeared to be falsifying invoices depend acts that were then used as collateral for loans from venom acts along with many other banks in mexico now according to the wall street journal signs of trouble with benefactions oceanography account appeared in february when bank executives learned that the mexican government had stripped oceanography of any further contracts from pemex for doing two whole years now the reason for doing this was because oceanography have failed to post adequate financial guarantee in
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the event that they can feel their obligations now this cut off the company's means . source of revenue which obviously been a worry of some top benefits the fishes that they wouldn't be getting their money back and they were right to be worried now banamex as people requested a meeting with pemex as people in order to get a sense of the bank's exposure to a sheet over fia and stacks of invoices were supposed to reassure a better mix that had plenty of money coming in but when the better max executives traveled to pemex his headquarters in mexico city they learned that many of the two hundred seventeen pieces of paper that they love to the meaning in big old boxes were apparent forgeries with fake signatures that kind of stinks now that can do any time citigroup was looking to boost its lending in mexico specifically in the oil and gas sector they got a man a max banker he laid out more added accommodating terms for oceanography in terms of the deal but rather than demanding invoices as proof of payment the new model
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called for banamex to accept work orders and not to bother corroborating the information with them next now the big question in all of this is why would a city be so stupid to not look into this a little bit deeper other banks in mexico were pulling back on their loans to ocean over fia just to cities started throwing money at them talk about your wrist management being asleep at the wheel now what you're doing business in mexico mexico for christ sakes it's really lost on you that it's a pretty corrupt place it's not like you decided to increase your exposure to oil and gas in denmark. character has some serious problems but is there room for opportunity well it kind of depends on who you are and we asked both alex daly and kate long and learned
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that they do not agree on that country's financial situation now alex takes it as the glass half full that's his approach and he says that for the savvy investor puerto rico also has some serious advantages alex's senior editor of casey's extraordinary technology had he sees puerto rico as a place to avoid federal income tax now he wrote a paper called puerto rico's stunning new tax advantages with casey's international man and i started by asking him why in today's global economy our businesses and individuals seeking low tax jurisdictions to minimize their tax bill take a look at what he had to say. we've been seeing a flight of talent a flight especially in financial sectors information technology areas like that to economically advantages vantages places so you're seeing silicon valley where you can raise a lot of capital but you're also seeing bankers go to singapore to hong kong to other places where they can lower their tax rate and make more money they can hire
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good talent they can build centers of innovation and what we're seeing now interesting lee for the first time is that starting to happen to americans americans have traditionally always been the only people in the world who were taxed based on their citizenship and not their residency but now with puerto rico and the virgin islands you're seeing people moving out of america seeking lower tax jurisdictions just like they've done with in america going to michigan in new york and florida places that offer tax incentives americans are now headed to puerto rico is offering a significant tax savings for american businesses who can relocate there now i have to ask is that something that you yourself have done i know that you're in puerto rico yeah i'm talking to you right now from thomas del mar part or you go i've moved down here myself and i've started a few businesses down here what i'm finding is that the entrepreneurial climate down here is absolutely fantastic the same kind of energy i saw in new york in silicon valley in the late one nine hundred ninety s. when i started my career as an investor i'm seeing down here people talking about deals people building businesses people building big job growth incubators i'm
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seeing biotech companies software companies financial companies all putting their nexus down here high income earners in canada europe asia and south america they can face high marginal tax rates so here's an example now though the top rate in france is forty five percent french president francois allies have been looking to temporarily raise the top marginal tax rate to as high as seventy five percent so how do you think high income earners would respond to this type of policy. well we've already seen a flight of capital in a flight of intelligence out of high tax jurisdictions in europe you know at first we saw people leaving london london has an extremely high tax rate between local municipal taxes and national taxes they also have some penalty tax rates on hedge funds and other people in the financial business and a lot of people have left major financial centers and major information technology centers in europe to head to lower chat tax jurisdictions already we see people headed to the cayman islands we see people headed to singapore hong kong and the
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people in those countries have been able to always lower their taxes by simply moving there was even a flight of people from london to paris and i think the increased tax rates in paris are largely a response to that to say hey we're now that we've attracted all this capital let's find a way to tax it which is a problem europe has had for a number of years and is continuing to have it's one of the reasons it's had relatively anemic growth outside of germany anything in europe outside of germany has really been slow to grow over the last few years and most of the growth in the world has been happening in china and india and brazil and these more entrepreneurial all economies now here in the u.s. citizens are taxed on their worldwide in town so individuals can't lower their tax rate except by switching residence between american states and territories and judging from the pressure that we've seen on football and it's fair to say that the u.s. tax authorities are pretty aggressive but what's your read here. well the us tax authorities have been rightfully aggressive against those places like switzerland
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that have relied on reducing people's taxes by skirting the law by focusing on banking secrecy and hiding money and moving things off sure what you're talking about with puerto rico is a really unique opportunity to be above the board to follow laws that have been in place now for going on about one hundred years the tax treatment of us protectorates has been that they have their own ability to tax their own residents at their own rates and that american federal taxes don't apply for those residents the virgin islands has had an e.c. program an economic development corporation program in some form since the mid one nine hundred fifty s. the problem of course with the virgin islands is there's a limited amount of infrastructure there very small islands can be difficult to get to and from them they don't have really big airports they don't have great internet connections strong power systems nor do they have a network of people or large employers will well educated population they have smaller versions of all the same things puerto rico on the other hand now with x. twenty and twenty two also with previous tax incentives that have brought down companies like pfizer and microsoft in bart and bristol myers and many other
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companies that are already here but he has found its place as basically as much infrastructure as any state in the united states now i have to ask you what the dire fiscal situation in puerto rico make it tempting for the government to raise taxes on individuals as they have done on business. dire is a strong word puerto rican debt when you look at the numbers that are thrown about in the media are often a characterization of all day on the island including not just federal debt but all municipal bond debt all debt for pension systems all debt from medicaid all debt for all the types of things in the u.s. that are normally thrown out and we talk in the us about the fact that we have about one hundred twenty percent federal debt to g.d.p. ratio puerto rico is pure federal debt to g.d.p. ratio is actually only seventy seven percent so it's significantly lower than the u.s. if in the u.s. you were to add all the state debt all the municipal debt all this unpaid state pensions and all of that together you get significantly higher rate somewhere in the two hundred fifty to three hundred percent debt to g.d.p.
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ratio where puerto rico is only about one hundred forty percent with those same way of manager ing it's not spain it's not italy it's certainly not greece with a four hundred percent to get that to g.d.p. ratio but i think what's more important is the direction they're headed on last tuesday the government announced the balanced budget for the next fiscal year when's the last time you saw that in the united states they actually have a twenty five departments closing their consolidating schools they're making the right moves to get it so that the government is more fiscally responsible and is living within its means so you have a balanced budget with a projected flat tax revenue if the if they can continue to grow the economy as they've started to again finally picking up after the stall out from two thousand and eight i think you'll see a significant surplus here in the ability of puerto rico to pay down and level off some of that debt and they're certainly not seeing the same type of action in the united states or in much of europe you have alex out portico it's not a sovereign state that can printed down money how do you and what do you think of that. that's a good thing and
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a bad thing for businesses if you're looking to relocate a business internationally currency risk is a huge concern in puerto rico currency risk because effectively zero you know the u.s. dollar is the reserve currency for all the questions we have about us datsun about our ability to manage our budgets and the worth of the dollar over the long run it still is the most stable of the seok errancy s. and so for a lot of businesses doing business in puerto rico is an international hub taking advantages of the free trade zones they have down here manufacturing incentive service export accent incentives this can be a major jumping off point for business without introducing a lot of the risks that come with going to other sovereign places that do have control over that. that was investor alex is deadly on the tax advantages and overflowing opportunities in puerto rico. time now for a very quick break but stick around because one of return i sit down with the movie when the expert kate along to look at puerto rico's finances finances and from her
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on the glass looks much much and yeah not so not so optimistic and it is a big deal it's tech thursday edward harrison and i are talking about the possible and the net neutrality and a revolution in the mobile phone market but before we go there are open somewhere buzzing numbers of the bell stick around.
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now you just heard from alex daly and his view about investing in puerto rico but things aren't all great bear says miniland blogger kate long now you might say that she sees the vaso do you accept they're actually closely follows the newness of the
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bond market and reported last week that puerto rico is april tax collections took a four hundred forty two million dollar hit that's twenty seven percent below projected revenues which could jeopardize the twenty eight fifteen budget now bondholders were promised the budget would be balanced so something's got to give now i spoke to kate earlier about the state of finances in puerto rico take a look at what she has to say. governor recently proposed a new budget for fiscal year two fifteen twenty fifteen which begins on july one it's at the same level of spending which is nine point six billion dollars as does the fiscal year we're in now we're looking very closely at april and june tax revenues that will be coming in to see if they meet their projections if they do there's a chance that they'll be able to roll the budget over into next year and stabilize the situation. ok interesting ok i want to know what does the economy and puerto rico look like right now. the economy is still very weak it's in mild recession in
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the last months march is economic activity index had it moving down about zero point eight percent a little less than one percent employment has somewhat stabilized but they're still losing jobs so it's still pretty weak picture. now one of the best and best comparisons to puerto rico in the muni bond market and how do those issuers compare in terms of debt to g.d.p. deficits and by other macro measures. puerto rico is off the chart when you compare it to u.s. states i asked earlier today on twitter what other sovereign bonds were trading in the same range as puerto rico and what i got back was ukraine venezuela and argentina puerto rico does not have the severe economic collapse that those countries do but they do have really really big challenges ahead of them and it's
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reflected in the bond yields kate i want to ask you i'm trying to you know get a look at how puerto rico has debt burden in the context of its fiscal responsibility you know essentially puerto rico it isn't a state but it also isn't a sovereign nation so what differentiates puerto rico in terms of fiscal cost from sovereign nations like greece or spain or states and provinces like illinois or iowa or even countries like scotland. you know like i guess. the quick answer is that bonds are a contract between the issuer whatever their status and the bond holders. puerto rico has a. debt that's about equal to its g.n.p. that's actually a little bit lower than some other countries but it's more a question of how much debt service and how much general revenue they have to service that it's the service in debt is about thirteen percent of their general fund which is pretty high and again it's
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a question of whether tax revenues come in line in there are able to pass that cash through to pay the bondholders. kate in today's global economy businesses and individuals they're no longer bound to hide domestic tax rates and often seek out low tax jurisdictions in order to minimize their tax bills now isn't the fact that puerto rico is a destination for americans because of the federal tax exemptions kind of help it as it tries to get its economy back on track. you know that very good question aaron it's that that you're referring i think to law air act twenty two which gave american investors the opportunity to move their shelter their capital income or basically pay a four percent tax on and pay no federal income tax on their capital gains it's really there's no clear evidence yet that spin is support to the economy they've been pushing very hard they had this investment conference a couple weeks ago led by john paulson hoping to attract more investors and i heard they got about thirty requests for applications from investors after the event. is
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no clear evidence yet that that's a given a boost to the economy i know there's a great hopes that it will do that now what the dire fiscal situation and for to make it kind of tempting for the government to raise taxes on individuals as they've done on businesses you know it's really tough they keep raising taxes on the domestic people and the local people in turn turning around and trying to attract overseas people with no taxes but they have a pretty high tax base and somebody has to pay for it either that or they need to shrink the government and provide services. what about our us tax authorities i mean if suddenly a bunch of high income earners like hedge fund manager john paulson who you mentioned earlier they pick up and move shop won't congress look to close those talks exemptions in puerto rico. absolutely there's no question if it becomes a big deal and there's a lot of income being sheltered in puerto rico congress could easily change the tax
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law i've also heard in some cases that public pensions are putting pressure on some of these hedge fund guys to say don't move your ass that are you know don't move your income away we won't look at that currently can't last time you're wrong we talked briefly about the fact that puerto rico has so to its people you know we're looking for suggestions and there's no ideas about idea and brainstorming and there's been suggestions like rico i was prostitution and they already have legalized gambling legalized marijuana all these other things what does this say about the fiscal situation of the country and just their finances in general. you know it's just a very very difficult situation they have had budget deficits for twenty years they've borrowed in the bond market for twenty years to cover those deficits and to suddenly change course and you know trying to get a stable and balanced budget is a huge endeavor especially when you have a population that's very reliant on government services in the form of you know housing or health care education and it's i think they're just pulling all straws
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they can they're trying very desperately to come up with any kind of combination of things that will stabilize the economy and get it growing again but there's a lot of headwinds is not generally growth in the united states i mean or there's relatively slow growth so it's not like they have you know that tailwind to take advantage of so they're just basically trying whatever they can try. kate if you were a betting woman would you buy a yes or no on their success of. succeeding in this endeavor. i guess in the context of bondholders there's a lot of debt held by their government and some of it needs to be restructured and i and i do believe government would do the right thing just to go ahead and address some of those categories of debt and restructure. because even if they grow the economy they're still going to have this big lump of debt that needs to get service so for the next ten or fifteen years they're going to be weighed down by pain
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bondholders which means they can't provide other services to the people it's kind of simple fan of it all but when i ask can you give us a general update on how the muni market is doing right now i mean these are doing great there's massive demand we're trading near you know several year lows as there's demand for treasuries there's also demand for municipal as i just read into a big c.e.o. over at reuters and he told me he's been buying a lot of municipal bonds there's just a lot of demand for for the paper. that was kate long who authors of the blog muni land with the other side of the puerto rico debate time now for today's big deal. i'm joined now by my partner in crime mr edward harrison and today we are
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discussing two very important topics net neutrality and the mobile phone clone wars continue all right now we have a lot to get to so let's jump right and the first topic i want to talk about is net neutrality now a quick definition of net neutrality is the idea that internet service providers should not charge more for certain types of data on the internet so browsing facebook should cost the same as playing a video game or watching netflix now the f.c.c. is trying to figure out what to do after a federal court struck down the commission's open internet order and its latest proposal has gotten a lot of criticism now today had voted to move forward on this person proposal and now it moves to the public comment period after which the commissioners will vote again now part of the f.c.c. is problem has to do with how the f.c.c. categorizes internet service right now broadband is considered an information service but edward how does this differ from a telecommunications service what's what's the deal with those two well it was
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highly regulated if you think back to t.v. they were not provider they were basically considered a utility and therefore it's highly regulated but in the telecommunications act that we do you have this bifurcation between the internet service and. the traditional sort of blend that you have and so forth so that's regulated the live but the piece we're giving you the internet service the broadband with like a free for all it's not considered a utility it's considered a completely normal type more interesting no one ask you how are these rules currently. taking shape and what do you find problematic about. well here's the thing is that if you look at the internet as it's as it's done today really you just have a bunch of big players who are just take a look at the whole landscape where you have a lot of different players who are very large.
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cable on the one side then you have a lot of players on the other side that are very large netflix you have google and the thing is is that the people who are the eyes p's have integrated backwards into the broadband thing and the people who are in broadband like level three have integrated forward into things like caching and so they do get into each other's territories and as a result of that you're getting these conflicts between monopolistic players but at the end of the day it's really the last mile where the biggest problem is because if you think of it as a highway you know if you want to get off the highway you have to go to only one different one player there's only one way off the highway. or horizon or whatever they have the potential to actually charge you an exorbitant amount of money to get off that because you have no other way to exit and so that's
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what people are concerned about and i think that there's a legitimate reason for them to be concerned that with this new ruling that's really what's going to and it's a fine up to last the start but i want to move on to our next subject and i want to talk more about mobile handset clone wars now motorola has come out with a smartphone for one hundred twenty nine dollars and blackberry has launched a low cost smartphone in tunisia for only one hundred ninety one dollars and yet another company called one plus one offers a premium plan for three hundred bucks now these prices are without any contract so you get this totally lowballing contract for the i phone five which is comparatively massive compared to these other ones at six hundred fifty dollars. it just seems ridiculous when we're talking about plans around instead of the others but your theory is that this is a new clone war and i love that term can you explain to me a little bit about what you mean you know back in the day was pretty much in the same position that they are in today which is that they're one company making hardware and software for the only the only person that ecosystem versus another ecosystem which was the i.b.m. p.c. ecosystem and i.b.m.
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opened up their market to so-called clones of these these computer companies that basically cloned the i.b.m. p.c. and what we saw is that there were so many competitors in this market that prices dropped significantly i.b.m. actually started to lose share and was eventually forced out of the market but was well was crushed by the onslaught from these companies right who were just releasing product like crazy prices were dropping and apple couldn't compete and therefore they lost market share by trying to keep their prices high now when i ask you how will this play out in the mobile market as a whole they basically how will the clone wars affect the consumer at them i think will be a good thing because basically what we're what we're seeing now is as huge saturation in terms of the developed economies most everyone has a phone in a mobile phone of some sort and so the degree to which they don't have
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a smartphone they have a speech or a phone and they're going to move up those are more cost sensitive buyers and so they're saying to themselves i don't want to pay six hundred fifty dollars for. i could get a phone but then you know i could get it for two hundred but that i have to pay the subsidy of twenty dollars a month for my it's not a little or they could just actually get a phone for one hundred twenty nine dollars and be done with it and that's where it's headed and i know we're going to hear more about this and i want to talk about what new front we've got to go out and you can watch everything on your t.v. con there you are a slash start. i'm arrogant that's advice they don't march out. well . it's technology innovation all the developments around
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russia we've got this huge area covered. look. elin. crosstalk rules in effect that means you can jump in anytime you want. i mean that. aside. i think corporation kind of can.
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do i'm the bag all that all about money and i think that's like that for a politician like the last record that. somehow. there's just too much it's a days. that. it's a. pleasure to have you with us here on our t.v. today i'm wrong.
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that. was. a multi-million dollar mission control headache as a rocket carrying a satellite in russia off to its engine failed minutes after takeoff. and only goal for the top of that it's world cup preparations have not yet called a plain old dead heat in the human rights monitors say one hundred have died. in a war prison as they say the u.s. is holding back video evidence of torture at the jail and more than a dozen hunger strikers are still being force fed.
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welcome to our team international we're live from moscow you're with me what say. a russian rocket carrying a communications satellite has crashed just minutes after liftoff luckily no casualties or damage on the ground are reported the rocket launch had started out as planned you can see the different stages of approach to amarok and fly do with booster rockets separating off another failure of courage to during the third stage and to mission control of the vehicle and expert commission has been set up to establish why the launch went wrong artie's marina reports for a living there are reports suggest that it suffered an engine failure mission control also track all of the rocket nine minutes into its flight that's when the rocket was in the third stage of its launch its fragments it could have fallen anywhere we know that the ranges between in the pacific ocean at the moment all upcoming launches from baikonur cosmodrome in kazakhstan have been suspended until
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they figure out the cause of v.x. there and also we know that proton and carin the russian communications a satellite into orbit was supposed to carry it into orbit that's estimated to be worth over twenty eight million dollars and it's actually russia's most advanced and most powerful satellites so this is quite a pricing accident well of course monitoring the situation as it all rivals bringing you the very latest as we get it. russia's federal space agency confirms that the proton amma burned up in the dense layers of the atmosphere but it says are some of the fragments could have reached the ground let's take a look at the proton and carrier rockets trade wreckage there have been eighteen launches a since two thousand and one and ninety percent have been successful it's not completely without mishap in december of two thousand and ten approaching and vehicle fell into the pacific ocean after its engine and malfunctioned in august two thousand and eleven a satellite missed its target orbit due to a fault and
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a year later to telecommunications satellite the last after and up a stage failure and last year a production lost control and exploded just moments after launch three and navigation such lives well for the last space journalists even clocker pings of the current accident is unlikely to cause any serious damage on the ground it's extremely unlikely there will be any casualties none of them are going to look at this point it's fast expanse of the pacific ocean or the russian far east where this debris is likely to fall and the looks of caution is always a concern about intimidation when rockets use these types of fuels but most of it is likely to it turned out to be failure occurred at somewhere around five hundred forty seconds or about nine minutes into the flight that's during the third stage of the of the rocket there are four stages on this particular version of the proton
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and it could be a propulsion joiner with engines it could be a guidance show you or it could be a mechanical failure or show you we just don't know at this point had to archie dot com for more on this story and we've also got other coverage on the tricky business of exploring space. now the deadline has passed for ukrainian troops to pull out of the eastern region the new proclaimed republic issued to the order as tension between beyond me and self defense units reaches a critical level are going to screw it is they for us in reno they has been. has there been any movement drop us since that deadline was called for yesterday. well of course we've seen the deadline for the ultimatum that was issued by business people's governor come and go as a matter of fact twice last night but so far no movement whatsoever of course there's the town of slovyansk where fighting and gunshots have been sporadically
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breaking out for the past several days the town is essentially encircled by the ukrainian troops which haven't gone anywhere and therefore they there's a problem with supplies getting into the town and we're looking at the possibility of a humanitarian crisis looming larger and larger every passing day but so far any talk about a round table already sort of agreements between the two sides between key of and people's republic doesn't seem like to be a possibility at this point because of course comes first on the heels of a referendum which has just taken place on sunday here in donetsk region and in lugansk with people overwhelmingly voting in favor of seceding from ukraine so at this point it looks like something could happen at any moment but doesn't happen at all for the past it hasn't happened at all for the past several days so we're just on the edge of our seats waiting for the developments. there live for a t. in the near the prolonged of violence as
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a result of the western policies in ukraine according to international relations expert and growing him killed. the americans and the europeans as well initially sought to willingly crying from a position of closeness to russia to one person to the to the europeans but they've done this in a way that was clearly designed or might of been designed but is clearly had the effect of bringing the power in kiev i regime which seem to call into question the rights of ethnic russians and russian speaking people cry what we have seen in kiev recently has been you know opening of discussions between the key of leadership groups from the eastern part of the country but they're only talking to groups at least in part of the country to support the kiev government position this means that the west has got to back off from the position of law and support that it's taken for clear but also what it means is that russia should be urging the
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people in the eastern part of ukraine to enter into negotiations with kiev and to try to discuss the differences and resolve them that way. qatar is in a race to save face it's much maligned preparation for the world cup which it hosts in a.t.s. numerous human rights groups point to clear evidence of illegal lethal mistreatment of those working to build its stadiums but let's take a look at this a syrian member of qatar's world cup a delivery committee says that that not a single worker has died or been hurt during ongoing preparations it's a statement that's left at the international trade union company confederation uphold its report found that about twelve thousand employees have lost their lives twenty ten and that's only according to data received from the indian and the police embassies in doha migrant workers from over a dozen other nations are believed to be risking their lives on
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a daily basis in qatar saran berar who is that the general secretary of the i toggle outlined its concerns. you find your contract is torn up you can be paid up to listen hoth of the wages you were promised you could be in another job you forced to live in squalor you work in extreme heat seek some time save an ounce a day eight ten twelve hours a day and in fact when you want to go home when it's all too much you find yourself trapped in good time because there is an exit permit requirement and the person who owns your life won't sign it your employer work is so have a range of motivations of course they disparate for a job but that desperation doesn't mean that the richest nation on earth can treat workers as less than human german filmmaker and just sell travel to
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qatar and was. even detained and imprisoned for trying to investigate the working conditions he said some of what he witnessed with us we were talking to obviously workers there at night time at daytime shows after all the exact day of the fear they obviously have there were there's a couple of things you have to take into account first is the mere temperature we're are talking here about forty five degrees minimum in winter and we're talking about an average of fifty plus degrees celsius in the summer time that given the very harsh conditions for the workers there a second is the transport from end to the sides they're being crammed to two buses hundreds of them and they're being driver driven around from site to site and it takes hours sometimes adding to a full eleven hours work day we're adding it up to sixteen or seventeen hours when they're coming back to their mostly poor accommodations they're all exhausted
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that's one of the main health problems workers facing there are. it's not only the world cup workers who are enduring a tough time at the hands of qatari employers one footballer was trapped there for nearly two years the french algerian player was unable to leave the gulf state after his club refused to grant him an exit permit lived as a human it was terrible it was terrible no i have to reboot my life and very difficult with this thing easy is the way how the people in old like i did nothing wrong and why you why nobody moved the french government the french qatari like it's it's it's not acceptable it's not acceptable i stopped my career so i stopped my career i cannot please support anymore. why just because i asked my sponsor to pay me to give me more rights everything what i have in my contract. now i'm so
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disappointed. and now it's of course it's a difficult time for me of course. no good deed a goal is unnoticed and that's a lesson america's first lady has had to learn the hard way how to eat support for the two seventy six schoolgirls kidnapped in nigeria banks and internet wide entry drone campaign in response. there is video evidence that inmates are being tortured in guantanamo bay that's one prisoner's lawyers believe and they demanding the u.s. military release the footage more than a dozen captives remain on hunger strike over being held indefinitely without charge and are being painfully force fed on a daily basis here's how one of the detainees described the ordeal in a letter to his lawyer one yemenis eighty pounds and he was brought to his feeding by the forced cell extraction team guantanamo his official brought
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police yesterday the f.c.s. impeach him when they came in an artifice so. he's eighty pounds with one broken arm he cannot walk just cruel from his bed to the full sit with toilets once he needs to use it how can someone with this condition fight eight ahmed gaunts as i write now it detainees boma singh in the torture chair having been brought there by the forced selleck struction teen to nonis and coleman have refused to stop the feed or to slow the acceleration of the liquids. the u.s. military has been issues in to release details of the hunger strike for the pa six months one of the president's lawyers told us that the controversial video from the facility is key to invading the scales are being. when this one humble is the word for speed a prisoner one hundred five a lot of times there's a steamer soldiers and riot gear forcibly. alan thank him to
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a chair with multiple restraint straps in the chair are needed to send it back and it's going to have. some dignity for a number of my friends subscribed bonding in the chair i'm sorry so my of them even said that they have people who have needed to go to the restroom in the chair because the nutritional links for people with the job the people i was describing really grim. but certainly hope that they got to preserve the evidence that ultimately will be disclosed to to us the lawyers and the government we're. giving over all of these videos. because we'll see the exactly what was going on then claim the procedure is humane aren't. we've been tracking the hunger strike at guantanamo for more than a year now plus of the rest of the catalogue of controversies the get up to date at
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r.t. dot com right stay with r.t. international will tell you why europe's finding it's tough to be tolerant just after this break. we think about why we think there are no. sand beaches. coconut palms gently swaying in the ocean breeze. in fact white has a deep dark little secret a secret the u.s. government would like you to know about. through our labor. bolide every day they succeeded in kagan all we know there is a. clip
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the clouds on our t.v. . thanks for staying with us the hash tag bring back girls quickly spread on the web even attracting the undoubtedly cloud of america's first lady as well as a raising awareness of the kidnappings of two hundred seventy six nigerian school girls michelle obama has. sparked and an online and to drone campaign and she can explain how the kidnapping of more than two hundred schoolgirls in nigeria has shocked the world the girls were fine extremist group called our many celebrities took to social media to call for their release when michelle obama posted her photo with the hash tag bring back our girls when viral but not just
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because of its well meaning message the first lady has backfired twitter users either doctored the image or held their own signs posting pictures on various topics including the obama administration's drone strikes one man post with a sign saying your husband has killed more muslim girls than vocal harm ever could we can't bring back our dead there were many other variations on that theme with one other man tweeting shame michelle obama isn't also rightly outraged when her husband kills girls with his drones people have also used the piece of paper she was holding to write jokes not always appropriately but then that's the nature of social media you come up with one message it backfires with another. one of the most successful tit for tat campaigns was launched by the u.k. based muslim public affairs committee reza nadeem who came up with the response told us why he doesn't buy into michelle obama's message. when the western but it's clearly going to go to any of these companies i don't believe and i don't think
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anyone from the general public as usual sort of response to our images with michelle obama proves that people don't believe that they're there for the most of the series and the reason is because well the daily basis you haven't drawn a tux and if you're having people being tortured you having illegals being waged people don't believe that they have some kind of genuine care because their day to the actions and responses to world events proves otherwise so i definitely do believe and no as do many of them as do the majority of the people who seen this on the internet that this was a political stunt a lot joetta of submachine submachine guns with night vision capabilities have come to light to enter the us but it's not from a security firm its actual body comprendo as a culture i know why it wants the weaponry at our team dot com. also they are very different kind of thing quite as a producer of kinetically modified from m face that prosecution as terrorists and
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russia if a new bail makes it through parliament. is a huge. huge relief. britain is a free speech and human rights culture doesn't seem to extend to those who disagree with powerful minorities. crying foul over a series of scandals and arrests for offending certain sections of society are first reported on the thin line between extremism and freedom of speech.
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racist homophobic santa fe because from m.p.'s to journalist to just your average guy. we're getting good at slapping a label on the more offensive view he was told to shut up when a constituent accused him of being racist prompting a police investigation the case with later dropped a lot of. taxpayers' money. it's not just britain that six perience in this a bomb is former speech writer john lovett branded this the culture of shut up web use that don't conform to the mainstream a shutdown with often phone moral outrage i own her she actually got told to shut up but her fears the critical visa. film director theory van gogh was shot dead in the street after he made a film based on one of her scripts in america the c.e.o. of mozilla got told to shut up having to resign over his support for the anti-gay marriage law passed in california before being revoked by the courts every example
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was a challenge to perceived political correctness from people close to the case had a recent political arrest been controversial electoral candidate paul weston tried to quote winston churchill in a campaigning speech but he himself can seems to go i'm a racist i'm a racist by your description now let's talk about the issue you can't shut me up by using that word i. would. call a rest happen elsewhere a person often loudly takes a stand here's the respond. this is being worryingly meated this country is built on free speech place behind me is the cradle of democratic free speech and i think as long as there is no intent to be malicious to do harm then people with the least to be able to speak their views without fearing to get a flu from all of
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a hand on the shoulder from the forces if you are obsessed these days i'm afraid with the frequency. and that's exactly what happened to michael apis and when he sent out a seemingly innocuous tweet about. the next thing he knew and i supply officer was perry's through my curtains. i didn't know where that was going on so i went to the door and police officers were there confirm i was the michael robertson on twitter although he done nothing wrong a complaint from a ukip member had prompted the police visit where they asked him to remove the tweet making front page news so he said that you know this isn't happening in the u.k. well really it does happen in the u.k. do you feel that you'll read in the speech freedom of expression is violent yes. sir our reporting from now on there. are more international stories at this hour the first results but in the world's largest ever election india's got
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a tally of up to five hundred fifty one million votes in what's been a complex ballot the five a week long call witness the bitter exchanges between main rivals the contest pitting the ruling congress against the country's main opposition party. is a brazilian world cup crowds are not chanting in support of the beautiful game thousands turned out in protest say the money spent on the tournament or should have been put into better health care education and then to poverty rallies and it is a one city turned violent protest as blame the authorities for wasting billions of dollars on the big event a tournament begins next month and is seen as a test of the government's ability to keep order. japan's renowned pacifist constitution could be under threat to lawmakers a great mystery stole the country's military might until now it's only allowed itself to use armed forces in defense since it was defeated in the second world war
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but any historical revision is on the cards because the japanese prime minister wants to both of the country's defense capabilities and ease restrictions on arms exports tokyo also wants wall flexibility in being able to defend an ally and the arms attack. they have a rising wave of nationalism in japan and that's raising concerns in neighboring china and south korea one analyst told us that tokyo is a missions are being fueled by the agenda of its american ally the united states and sees the pair and support of a process of circling it part of a foundation for uncertainty china used. to be what one former prime minister called unsinkable aircraft carrier for the united states been over for some time i mean japan despite its constitution say you should have no military forces. has very large tavi very large air force is the sixth biggest military specter in the
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world but it's been difficult to. deploy those forces abroad to to be involved in war and both under the pressure of the right wing in japan and from the united states has been a process of more than thirty years now to really overcome the limitations of the constitution. taking an axe to the usual spin everyone tends god breaking the set a couple of minutes. walk but it's a political issue in this country any time that somebody raises the issue of gun control immediately get attacked by somebody as a. skirmish or some sort of a person twenty five or thirty years old person they don't see themselves living
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what's happening people i'm out in martin and this is great on the sat so yesterday we learned from two anonymous pentagon officials that the army is trying to move whistleblower chelsea manning from a military prison in fort leavenworth kansas to a civilian prison now the whole reason behind the move is because manning is seeking treatment for her gender dysphoria a condition in which a woman is trapped inside of a man's body or vice versa see unlike civilian prisons the army can't provide manning's requested treatment because then it would have to acknowledge that transgendered people exist in the world of course officially transgendered individuals are also barred from serving in the u.s. military goes on at the very least it's a good thing that the army is trying to accommodate manning's necessary treatment but how sad is this that our life may be put in harm's way just because the
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military is still operating with a twentieth century mindset civilian prisons are notoriously more dangerous than military ones in fact manning's lawyer david coombs had this to say about the situation is that the military's refusal to provide necessary medical treatment to chelsea is flat out transphobia rather than deal with the reality that transgendered persons are currently serving in the military the military would seek to pawn off and responsibility so if you want to see the army live up to its obligations and provide shall see what the treatment she needs and deserves and join me and let's break this. the please. please take me very hard to take on. why he ever had sex with her there will be.
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back in january a federal peels court shocked the online world by allowing internet service providers the ability to manipulate the speed of web traffic this ruling is now pave the way for the destruction of net neutrality a concept that has existed since the inception of the internet providing all users equal treatment and access well today the federal communications commission or f.c.c. voted to move forward on a proposal that could completely change the internet we know one law of this has been met with fierce opposition by open internet activists and today they rallied
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outside the f.c.c. breaking the separators are cody cell has a story. well activists have come out in full force today and gathered in front of the f.c.c. headquarters to voice of their concern over a proposal that many say could be the end of the internet as we know it now earlier today the absentee voted to release chairman tom his new proposed rules for broadband internet providers to the general public and these new rules could potentially allow web providers such as comcast and rising to establish a pay to play system which would be divided into slow and fast lanes leading to. a major advantage for companies that can afford to pay for higher speeds now backlash from the internet community has already pushed we were to revise his original proposal to specifically give the f.c.c. the power to examine any deal that would put nonpaying companies at a disadvantage but activists here are saying that this proposal doesn't go really far enough to ensure access to a free and open internet for all they're calling for broadband to be classified as
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a public utility and have the equivalent regulation of electricity and water a public utility is something that we all use so you know you're roads are a public utility when you have a phone line in your house it's a public utility why does the internet why is the internet any different right now we're facing a frightening future in which there be a fast lane for major corporations like the rise in comcast essentially a tiered internet which would allow them to flood the internet with their content to dominate the internet in essence at the expense of the rest of us so startups nonprofits small news organizations would be suffocating under these new rules that would destroy the things we prize internet for like entrepreneurship innovation creativity free and fair information sharing it's unconscionable it's it would be like telling people you can't buy a newspaper you can't have access you can't print and a newspaper you can't communicate with people if they make our speech controlled meaning we don't have the free access to high speed and able to connect all
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services that so an infringement of our rights and we're not going to sit back and take that lightly it will also impact average consumers because it means you're going to pay more for access to the internet and you're going to face a system where you might be able to pay for a basic internet service but then if you want to fastlane to facebook and youtube and sites that use every day you could have to pay more for that and what you won't get is you won't get fast access to your uncle's blog you won't get fast access to the next startup you won't get fast access to non popular speech and that has dramatic. impacts on the economy on free speech on the internet and the future of this country so clearly you can see that the issue of net neutrality is vitally important to all of those here today as well as internet users around the country and no matter what happens next with these proposed rules those that have gathered in front of the absence of today will not be satisfied until air net of corporate manipulation and discrimination is only cemented and codified in front of the
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absentee buildings in downtown d.c. . breaking the set. so now that you've got a sense of what happened on the ground today outside we have to see i want to get a perspective of neutrality that's rarely discussed how creative entrepreneurs particularly and of musicians and artists will suffer in a post not in tragedy world to discuss just that i'm joined now by k.c. ray director of the future of music coalition casey thanks so much for joining me as an advocate for fairness in music independent musicians i want you to explain to our audience how does music relate to net neutrality that's a level playing field i mean independent musicians in particular don't have the resources that these giant companies have so they're going to use these open internet platforms to try the next new innovation you know reach fans an audience and basically they need some guarantee that their creativity and their you know business model is going to have a shot at succeeding in this digital environment absolutely and let's talk about how music online is already online could be affected by a post end of the world and terms of sound quality or access to the music for sure
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well you know when you think about music it's not just the three file anymore music is an indispensable layer of all kinds of media so we're in a post media or a mixed media environment and we don't want to disadvantage tomorrow's creators in trying out new things in creating amazing and exciting new content we want that content to have an opportunity of reaching fans even if the creator of that content doesn't have the deepest pockets and i was even thinking like sound quality like sound cloud i mean if they pay these internet service providers the money i mean who knows how that will be a fan. it is well to simply listening to music that's right and you know there's been a lot of talk on the musician side about which business models work better than others and some musicians feel that spotify or some of those big platforms might not be the best deal economically well you want a fighting chance at something that might be more workable for musicians where's that going to come from probably not the big corporate side maybe it's going to come from a smaller innervate or like
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a developer or whatever and i think it's really important to for artists and developers and folks who create these platforms to realize that their incentives are aligned here we want to get that music to people we want people to find in the most exciting ways we want the creators to be compensated and we want them to have a fighting shot and is this precise the why the future of music coalition signed this letter to the f.c.c. chair tom wheeler one of the letters say and who was involved in the draft we're so lucky we worked for fourteen years with a lot of really great musicians from bands as big as pearl jam all the way down to you know developing artists and it's a really powerful thing when you've got folks like eddie vedder from michael stipe formally of r.e.m. i mean through gazi the legendary. united just signed this letter how cool is that so we feel that you know the artist speaking for themselves from a place of conviction is the most important thing a lot of the future of music coalition or independent artists label owners and so on and so forth so we know what it's like to be having to compete with these big
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companies because in the old days it was hard to get a record into a record store it's hard to get a record on radio we know what it's like when there's a bottlenecks in gate keepers so an online level online playing field is crucial to the independents it indeed is and you talked earlier about spotify how this might affect some streaming services such as that of course major streaming services kind of forward in this fast here and of course tech startups might not be able to if they're trying to get and they're trying to get to that advantage casey how will this also affect the pennant musicians i know that you can. it is outlined that but just to expand upon that yeah i think you really just hit the nail on the head right if you don't like the current system that might be controlled by major labels or giant companies that have enough venture capital investment to do anything they that they want in this space then you're going to want an alternative independent artists are always in a really unique position to pivot because they're the ones that can make the use of those innovations more quickly the major labels that's like steering the titanic
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you know so all of the really exciting things that we've seen happen in music from twitter to youtube of qana been embraced by artists who are a little less afraid to try new things and that's really really powerful i also think. and musicians but also independent labels because getting back to that point that i made before in the old days it was really really hard to compete against the major labels and pretty much controlled the entire space where music was concerned this net neutrality concept the idea that delivering your content to the end user is going to happen without unnecessary interference is really crucial for all of k.c. we're talking for the started about the concept of net neutrality and we've been kind of fighting we've been trying to tell me about this for years and years and no one kind of grasp it i think now it's kind of in the mainstream consciousness this is really about the freedom of the internet it's kind of a vague term that's now kind of becoming cemented in a lot of people's minds and what's at stake talk about what happened today to this
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proposal tom wheeler and how his background as a former telecom lobbyist wall affected the outcome of this well you know on some level that is the washington culture and you go work for these guys for a little while and you go into government you go work for these guys a little while but you know chairman wheeler also has work for you know internet entrepreneurs and this sort of back community so you know at least you can perceive displays i think that sometimes these folks need a nudge and what i'm really really encouraged by is that the general public understands us at a level that they might not have been five years ago or the last time that we had this debate and that's because the internet really does feel lucky utility it's our lifeline it's our main communications portable portal it's how everything we do everything from sharing recipes from grandma to downloading a movie you know it's really powerful and people get that and i think that at the most basic what people want to do is feel like if they're paying one hundred bucks a month comcast or whatever their provider is they don't want that provider to interfere with the content that they have chosen the lawful content that they have
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chosen to acquire right we want to take the chance that they'll. be biased or discriminatory and i have to mention that tom wheeler is also putting out a one hundred twenty day review comments section we got a flood that's how i know that you guys are planning on flying to about twenty seconds left you have nothing left that you want without right i mean everyone got really. excited about like let's share this mean on facebook but you've got to stay in the process we've got one hundred twenty days to tell them that we need the strongest rules that can give us that baseline level playing field so we can have a shot at getting our music out there to people per decade stokoe let's cement net neutrality once and for all thank you so much casey ray director future of music coalition really coming on that's coming up you guys i'll talk about a trigger happy f.b.i. agents got away with murder they tend. your friend posts a photo from a vacation you can't afford. a different. the boss
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a bill. for shoes that no one is asking with the guests that you deserve answers from it's all on politics only on our t.v. . tragedy known as ukraine a political disaster planned unfunded by washington is entering a new and even orwellian stage was fully backs the illegal regime in kiev and its continued filing to assault on peaceful protesters in the east ukraine as a unitary sovereign state is now a thing of the past. right on the scene. first strike. and i think which are. on our reporters. to. be in the know. on.
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last year the city of boston was shaken when its annual marathon was tragically bombed leaving three people dead and two hundred sixty four others and heard the alleged mastermind behind the deadly attacks tomorrowland was killed in a shootout with boston police his little brother an alleged cope perpetrator joe
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hart is now waiting trial on the tension facing execution but it's insanity ensuing from last year's horror there was one story largely swept under the rug the bizarre execution of a twenty seven year old chechen american man named in a bit again scares me to dosh out of seats at all she was interrogated by state and federal officials at his orlando apartment for four hours about a month after the bombings about his alleged association with the surnames but before any connection was proven he was shot and killed first the official f.b.i. narrative said that he was in the process of writing a confession to a triple homicide completely unrelated to the boston bombings one of broccoli you flipped out pulled out a gun and the story changed to a sword then they said he threw a chair then an entire coffee table which they claim struck on the officials in the head that's when law enforcement claimed to dosh of ran into the kitchen and armed himself with a metal broom handle on the unfolding story quickly fell apart when they were forced to admit he was completely on armed but being trained in martial arts they
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ended up claiming that his body was the weapon and he attacked them with the pole thereby justifying the use of deadly force however mere days before he was killed today had serious knee surgery that rendered him unable to walk without crutches so it remains unclear how is it how he was able to pose a serious threat and the end of a shot seven times once in the head and unfortunately we know more of the little details about his death because the f.b.i. blocked local. bruce from receiving the autopsy report last year i spoke with brigham's wife running to the shop about what happened and why she thinks her husband was executed. and i do not know what can one say why it was just to get in the i don't really don't know. if you saw the pictures five deadly shots if they were trying to say there was a self-defense of trying to stop him that is so and acceptable to where how you
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stop the person there's not a single shot in them are going to have legs anywhere it was three in heart and one in labor one in the head so that's just a straight down. indeed it was deadly despite multiple investigations launched to get answers in an internal f.b.i. review and the florida state attorney who recently cleared the f.b.i. agent who fatally shot to shove of any wrongdoing in the florida prosecutor's ruling stated that the actions of the special agent in the f.b.i. were justified in self-defense and in defense of another the other state trooper present at the time of the shooting stands in solidarity with the special agent claiming that he was in fear of his life that the shooting was indeed justified what a shock over the last year the f.b.i. in massachusetts and a florida state officials have kept the identity of those involved secret for fear of repercussions thanks to the documents obtained exclusively by the boston globe we can now identify the f.b.i. agent who ended up executing to doshas as agent aaron mix foreign and wouldn't you
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know mcfarlane was an oakland police officer before becoming a special agent no wonder he shoots to kill turns out this guy is quite the controversial record in a short time on the o.p. force c. mcfarlane worked at the opie during the biggest scandal in the department's history between two thousand and four i'm sorry between two thousand and two thousand and four when the boston globe oakland fired four police officers who called themselves the rioters after prosecutors filed criminal charges against them in two thousand on accusations of beating and kidnapping people making false arrests planting evidence and falsifying police reports now mcfarlane testified in defense of the writers when it came to light that was also fraudulently filing police reports at the request of the main writers he ended up pleading the fifth to prevent further incrimination against himself turns out that he was in legal trouble also for committing the same types of acts as the writers and two thousand and three mcfarlane was sued twice for as egregious behavior as an oakland police officer first for beating both a man outside of a hospital and
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a witness who saw that beating and for falsely arresting that witness another case was a similar falls in prison in prison and. and unlawful beating sounds like a really really great guy serving and protecting by singling out witnesses and beating the crap out of them good job after serving a long and hard four years in the police force mcfarlane complained of injuring his leg and i never tired with a hefty pension or more than fifty two thousand dollars annually for the rest of his life but apparently that injury didn't deter me from joining the f.b.i. as a special agent besides the dosh of killing we don't even know what he's been up to for the last ten years according to carol rose executive director of a.c.l.u. of massachusetts we still don't know what even happened nor why the explanations from those who were present at the shooting have been inconsistent suggesting at various times that mr to dosh allegedly threatened agents and clued in with
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a knife a pipe a stick or pole an agent's gun the system a martial arts training or even a samurai sword. unfortunately the investigators on the case of one even able to interview mcfarlane about what happened and simply had to make their ruling based on statements from the agent this alone should prove the reports inconclusive and the investigation should be reopened but don't hold your breath according to new york times through a four year request between one thousand nine hundred three and two thousand and eleven f.b.i. agents fatally shot about seventy subjects and wounded eighty others and in every single case the agents use of force were determined to be justified one thing is clear though when a federal agency court mates with so many forces trying to suppress the truth and even the name of a public officer that works for us usually there's something to hide.
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this week over one hundred academic signatories including two nobel prize laureates and several. current u.n. officials published an open letter to the nonprofit organization human rights watch the letter condemns the organization and calls on it to close its revolving door with the u.s. government that's because while the watchdog organization claims its mission is to quote defend the right of people worldwide closer look at the board members and donors reveals a far more political agenda and all one has to do is simply look at its history see a clear bias on the reporting of global conflicts from syria to venezuela and i did reach out to human rights watch for a statement but unfortunately we never heard back so break down some of the h r w it's hypocrisy as i'm joined now by one of the signatories journalism activists thank you so much for coming on as you can so keep what you guys drop this letter and talk about how many established people are on board and how do you get those people. well there's like you said their student peace prize laureates. pettis
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s.q.l. from argentina and read maguire from ireland and there's also the former un assistant secretary of general hans von sponeck and also the current un special rapporteur on human rights in palestine richard falk in addition we have over one hundred different scholars researchers academics authors who are in some way or another involved in these kinds of questions and basically it's a very simple demand it's it's that if you claim to be an independent human rights organization then express that independence by severing your revolving door ties to the u.s. government and if you take a closer look at the ways in which you have personnel from advisory committee members to high level staff positions to boards of board of director members all of them are in some way or another many of them rather are compromised by conflicts of
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interest and can you give us a couple examples of that i think that the most astonishing one is the case of miguel diaz miguel diaz in the one nine hundred ninety s. was a cia analyst focusing. central america he then went on to serve on the advisory committee for human rights in the americas after those eight years on that board on the advisory committee he left to join the state department and now his official role is described as serving as an interlocutor between the intelligence community and non-government experts so it really opens up a very astonishing form of conflicts of interest absolutely and let's talk about some examples of this of people who don't really understand how this would really play out and they're reporting in syria for example aleppo there's a couple million people that are deprived of water being cut off by the rebels they're of course sponsored in large part by the u.s. and the and western allies and they've largely omitted this aspect of the reporting
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talk about kind of the reporting and syria and yeah i mean venice leyla well i think that in syria there's an interesting point to be made about the way that they didn't work crimes and i think that they're accurate and we write this in the letter that they are accurate in condemning the use of missiles for example on the part of the syrian government what they will refuse to do is couldn't deb the obvious into a violation of international law which is consistent with the u.s. using the threat of force which is prohibited under the u.n. charter and when president obama used that threat of missiles that was in clear violation of the u.n. charter and on that key issue rights watch silent furthermore if you look at the research that they that they did after the the chemical. and the chemical strike in syria if you look closely at their research that was later pretty clearly debunked
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by an mit researcher who showed that the trajectories of the missiles which they claimed connected very closely with the syrian military base it would. been impossible given the radius of the actual missile which was three kilometers not nine kilometers so that may be an honest mistake but they've yet to correct that but i think that the key issue is that question the violation of sovereignty by the united states in the international system superpowers can simply issue completely that prohibition on the violation of sovereignty and they can commit acts of aggression wars of aggression which under the nuremberg conventions are considered the supreme international crime human rights watch makes a very explicit point about remaining silent on that question so the most egregious cases of violations of human rights let's take the invasion of iraq by the united states and its allies which killed perhaps
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a million and evil chemical weapons during those as well while in the case of the iraq invasion human rights watch explicitly said that we do not take a position on the validity of that invasion so that's one of the key components of a way in which they use international law in a very narrow sense when it comes to. war war related behaviors but they won't say anything about the validity of actual. aggressive action is very very interesting and like i briefly mentioned venezuelan of course there's a lot to get into but you've written about extensively about their their coverage of latin american issues on the coups kind of just their perception of the quds haiti honduras and venezuela the recent protests there but i want to move on to their donor ship who is backing human rights watch well it's interesting if you look at the two co-chairs they're both investment bankers if you look at their vice chair he's a senior managing he's a senior manager at the blackstone group which is
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a private equity fund created by. kind of a tory is a billionaire who's passionately sought to vista rates social security and medicare and i think that what that gives you a sense of the. it is the large silence on the arena of human rights where it comes to social and economic rights the fact that the right to housing the right to food the right to employment the right to those kinds of social services those are largely kept away from the kind of narrow focus on. civil liberties and other kinds of individual rights we have about thirty seconds left but of course george soros also be back i know that he's very interested maintaining the status quo and status quo who can we trust think of what organizations we go to to get the truth because i think a lot of people trust him and rights watch and see all these organizations what do you suggest for our viewers well what i suggest is to look at some of their rely on amnesty rely on human rights watch but also look much more closely and have
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a much more critical lie because human rights watch does do some good work but what you also see is there advocacy efforts overlaying closely with the foreign policy priorities of the u.s. government and that's why we're demanding a closure if that revolving door thank you so much came out really appreciate the measure thanks that's our show you guys trying to get to my own to break this up all over again. what the answer political issue in this country any time and somebody raises the issue of gun control if we get the tax cuts for the. skirmishers a sensible person twenty five or thirty years of a person they don't see themselves living beyond these young people saying that they will not live past twenty or thirty years old victim so they'll still be doing
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some bad stuff to somebody yes you don't know what that a terror. walking. several more. personal data far trust service. privacy. are become a target of the n.s.a. . what if unclouded sky is right above.
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the tragedy political disaster planned unfunded by washington is entering a new and even orwellian stage was fully back the illegal regime in camp and its continued filing peaceful protesters in the east ukraine as a huge. state is now a thing of the past.
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a multi-million. in dollar mission control heading as a rocket carrying a satellite passions in russia tops its engines failed minutes after takeoff. and own goal for qatar with show claims that if the world cup preparations have not get towards a single day even though human rights monitors they'd all hundred have died. and lawyers will come on a more business day the u.s. is holding back video evidence of torture at the jail where more than a dozen of the strikers are still being forthright.
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oh. it's not me i'm me in a mosque or you live with us on our team to national you with me to bunk with say a russian rocket carrying a communications a satellite has crashed just minutes off to lift off lucky me no casualties or damage on the ground are reported russia's federal space agency has confirmed that the proton am a burned up in the dense layers of the atmosphere but it says a some fragments could have reached the ground the rocket launch had started out as planned you can see here the different stages of a proton and rocket slide with booster rockets separating off now the fairly old kerja just here at the third stage and mission control lost track of the vehicle and expert commission has been set up to establish why the launch when sorry wrong artie's marina cost robot reports. preliminary reports suggest that it suffered an engine failure mission control also the track of the rocket nine minutes into its
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flight that's when the rocket was in the third stage of its launch its fragments of could have fallen between in the pacific ocean at the moment all of common launches from baikonur cosmodrome in kazakhstan have been suspended until they figure out the cause of v.x. there and also we know that proton and scaring the russian communications a satellite into orbit was supposed to carry it into orbit that's estimated to be worth over twenty eight million dollars and it's actually russia's most advanced and most of powerful satellites so this is quite a pricing accident well of course monitoring the situation as that on rivals bringing you the very latest as we get it let's take a look now at the impression and carrier rockets track record they have been eighteen launches us since two thousand and one and ninety percent have been successful it's not completely without a mishap though in december two thousand and ten approach and vehicle fell into the pacific ocean after its engines malfunctioned and in august of two thousand and
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eleven acetyl i did miss its target old bridge due to a boost of fault and a year later two telecommunications satellites were lost often up a stage of failure and in the last approach one am lost control and exploded just moments after the launch of three navigation such lies well for lost space journalism stephen clogged things of a car and accident is unlikely to cause any serious damage on the ground. it's extremely unlikely though given the casualties none of them reported at this point it's just expanse of the pacific ocean or the russian far east where this debris is likely to follow going to look for caution is always a concern about contamination when rockets use these types of fuels but most of it is likely to be failure occurred at somewhere around five hundred forty seconds or about nine minutes into the flight that's during the third stage of the of the rocket there are four stages on this particular version of the proton and it could
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be a propulsion joiner with engines it could be a guided show you or it could be a mechanical failure so your we just don't know at this point had to r.t. dot com for more on the story we've also got other coverage on the tricky business of exploring space. qatar as in a race to save a face over its a much maligned preparation for the world cup which hosts in a.t.s. numerous human rights groups point clear evidence of the lethal mistreatment of those working to build its stadiums but look at this a syria member of qatar is a world cup delivering comment he says that not a single worker has died often heard during the ongoing preparations of course the statement that's left international trade union confederation up a hold its report found that over twelve hundred employees have lost their lives since twenty ten and that's only according to data received from the indian and
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nepalese embassies in doha migrant workers from over a dozen other nations are believed to be risking their lives on a daily basis in qatar sharan burrow who's the general secretary of the you see outlined its concerns. you find your contract is torn up you can be paid up to listen hoth of the wages you were promised you could be in another job you forced to live in squalor you work in it's dream heat sick sometimes save an ounce a day eight ten twelve hours a day and in fact when you want to go home when it's all too much you find yourself trapped into town because there is an exit him respond and the person you owns your life won't sign it your employer work is so have a range of motivations of course they disparate for a job but the desperation doesn't mean that the richest nation on earth can treat
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workers as less than human. german filmmaker peta gets all travel tickets and was even detained and imprisoned for twenty investigative work as conditions he said some of what he witnessed with us we were talking to obviously workers there at night time at daytime shows after all the exhausted the fear they obviously have there were there's a couple of things you have to take into account first is the mere temperature we're are talking here about forty five degrees many many in winter and we're talking about an average of fifty plus degrees celsius in the summer time that giving very harsh conditions for the workers there a second is the transport from end to the sides they're being crammed to two buses hundreds of them and they're being driver driven around from site to site and it takes hours sometimes adding to a full eleven hours work day we're adding it up to sixteen to seventeen hours when
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they're coming back to their mostly poor accommodations they're all exhausted that's one of the main health problems workers facing there are. it's not only world cup workers who are enduring a tough time at the hands of qatari employers one footballer was trapped today for nearly two years all because of these exit permits which allow bosses to brutally mistreat their staff the french algerian player was unable to leave the gulf state after his club take advantage of. what i lived as a human it was terrible it was terrible no i have to rebuild my life and very difficult but this thing easy is the way how the people in old like i did nothing wrong and why you why not what do you move different government different cattery like it's it's it's not acceptable it's not acceptable i stopped my career so i
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stopped my career i cannot please support anymore. why just because the house my sponsor to pay me to give me my rights every see what the having my contract. though i'm so disappointed. and now it's so close it's a difficult time for me because. no good deed goes unnoticed and that's a lesson america's first lady has had to learn the hard way a tweet of support for the two hundred seventy six schoolgirls kidnapped in nigeria bof an internet wide empty drone campaign in response. freedom of speech or maybe intolerance in the u.k. and across europe in a few minutes we'll report on cases when talking to far. there's video evidence that inmates are being tortured in guantanamo bay that's why
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prisoners lawyers believe and they fear the u.s. military might destroy the footage while than a dozen captives remain on hunger strike over being held indefinitely without charge and i've been painfully force fed on a daily basis here's how one of the detainees described here deal in a letter to his lawyers one yemenis eighty pounds and he was brought to his feeding by the forced so extraction team guantanamo his official brought police yesterday the f.c.s. impeach him when they came in an artifice so. he is eighty pounds with one broken arm he cannot walk just crawl from his bed to the force it or toilets once he needs to use it how can someone with this condition fight eight armored gods as i write now it's a taney is vomiting in the torture having been brought there by the forced cell extraction team the nurse and corpsman have refused to stop the feed or to slow the
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acceleration of the liquids the u.s. military has been refusing to release details of the hunger strike for the past six months one of the prisoners lawyers are told us that the controversial video from the facility is key to unveiling the scale of abuse the. where that one comma with the word the fourth peter one hundred first a lot of times thirteen heard folders and right here who are of course the great clue no you aren't a computer or a chair with multiple restraints when it struck me that there are many accidents there. is. a number of my friends that are gonna share i'm sorry so many of the. people who need to go to. therapy the nutritional needs. you know people were there just the people here is the president. the prince certainly hope that the guy. is ultimately you
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peter you are the leader of the government were to get out of their own to do that if they think probably because we know that river is going on there. the procedure is you really are and. we've been tracking the hunger strike at guantanamo for more than a yes plus the rest of the catalogue of controversies theme get up today at our t. dot com. branches of free speech and human rights culture doesn't seem to extend to days who disagree with possible minority youth activists crying foul over a series of scandals and i rest for offending certain sections of society so our first reports on the thin line between extremism and freedom of speech. should waste this time with a fake senate say because lemme save it and piece to this to just your average
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child which we're getting good at selecting a label of the more expensive. he was told to shut up when a constituent to keys to being racist prompting a police investigation the case was delayed to drop the police tried. taxpayers' money. it's not just britain that six perience saying this about his former speechwriter jon lovett branded this the culture of shut up web views that don't conform to the mainstream a shutdown with often phone moral outrage i own her she actually got told to shut up for her fears the critical. film director theory vango was shot dead in the street after he made a film based on one of her scripts in america the c.e.o. of mozilla got told to shut up having to resign over his support for the anti-gay marriage law passed in california for being revoked by the courts every example was a challenge to perceived political correctness bring people closer to the case had
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a recent political unrest and controversial electoral candidate paul weston tried to quote winston churchill in a campaigning speech but he himself can see. i'm a racist. by your description now let's talk about the issue you can't shut me up by using that word. when the rest happen elsewhere person often loudly takes a stand here's the response as being worryingly me to this country is built on free speech place behind the cradle of democratic free speech and i think as long as there is no intent to. do. people within reason to speak their views without fearing they're going to fall. for. these days i'm afraid. and that's exactly what
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happened to michael addison when he sent out a seemingly innocuous tweet about. the next thing he knew. that was going on on so. the door and police officers with confirmed i was the michael opportune on twitter well they had done nothing wrong a complaint from a ukip member had prompted the police visit where they also tend to in the the tweet making front page news he said that you know that this doesn't happen in the u.k. well clearly it does happen in the u.k. do you feel that you'll be doing the speech expressions but. yes. sir. from the. other day with our team to national we'll tell you why here was finding it tough to be tolerant to the break.
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we all told you my language as well but i will only react to situations i have read the reports but i'm likely to put in no i'll leave them to the state department to comment on your minor point i've come to say. to carry out a car is on the dock in melbourne. thank you no more weasel words. when you made a direct question be prepared for a change when you try you should be ready for a. critical speech and let down the freedom to.
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right above. the tragedy political disaster planned and funded by washington is entering a new and even orwellian stage was fully backs the illegal regime in camp and its continued filing to assault on peaceful protesters in the east ukraine as a unitary state is now a thing of the past. speak your language. news programs and documentaries in spanish. to your. stories. visit.
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you're watching r t international the hash tag bring back our girls quickly spread on the web even attracting the undoubted cloud of america's first lady but as well as raising awareness of the kidnappings of two hundred seventy six nigerian school girls michelle obama has inadvertently sparked an online empty drone campaign i mean she can explains now the kidnapping of more than two hundred schoolgirls in nigeria has shocked the world the girls were fined extremist group called our many celebrities took to social media to call for their release when michelle obama posted her photo with the hash tag bring back our girls when viral but not just because of its well meaning message the first lady's hashtag has backfired twitter users either doctored the image or held their own signs posting pictures on various topics including the obama administration's drone strikes one man post with
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a sign saying your husband has killed more muslim girls than boko haram ever could we can't bring back our dead there were many other variations on that theme with one other man tweeting shame michelle obama isn't also rightly outraged when her husband kills girls with his drawings people have also used the piece of paper she was holding to write jokes not always appropriately but then that's the nature of social media you come up with one message it backfires with another. one of the most successful tit for tat campaigns was launched by the u.k. based and muslim public affairs committee rather than a day male who came up with a response and told us why he doesn't buy into michelle obama's message when the western political elite get involved in any of these kind of things i don't believe and i don't think anyone from the general public as useful for the response to our images with michelle obama proved that people don't believe that they're there for
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the most of the series and the reason is because one of daily basis you have a drone attacks and again having people being tortured you having illegals being waged people don't believe that they have some kind of genuine care because big data the actions and responses to world events proves otherwise so i definitely do believe and know as do many of them as do the majority of the people who've seen this on the internet that this was a political stunt. a large order of us submachine guns with the night vision capability is that has come to light in the us but it's not from a security firm it's actually. a great culture of why it wants the weaponry at r.t. dot com. also look very different kind of food fight as. genetically modified food could face prosecution as terrorists in russia if the new bill makes it through all of and.
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it's. the deadline has passed for ukrainian troops to pull out of the east and region the new proclaimed republic issued the order as tension between the army and self-defense units reaches a critical level ukrainian strength remaining in the region and among those worst hit by the military offensive. in the city has been surrounded by for weeks now with supply routes caught offguard his arena is in the region we've seen the deadline for the ultimatum that was issued by business people's governor to go as
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a matter of fact twice last night but so far no movement whatsoever of course there's the town of slovyansk where fighting and gunshots have been sporadically breaking out for the past several days the town is essentially encircled by the ukrainian troops which haven't gone anywhere and therefore they there's a problem with supplies getting into the town and we're looking at a possibility although he was very in crisis looming larger and larger. but so far any talk about a round table or any sort of agreement between the two sides between kiev and people's republic doesn't seem like to be a possibility at this point as of course comes first on the heels of a referendum which has just taken place on sunday here in donetsk region and people are overwhelmingly voting in favor of self rule so at this point it looks like something could happen at any moment but hasn't happened at all for the past several days so we're just on the edge of our seats waiting for the developments.
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the prolonged violence as the result of western policies in ukraine according to international relations expert graeme gill. the americans and the europeans as well initially sought to crying from a position of closeness to russia to one closer to the to the europeans but they have done this in a way that was clearly designed or being designed but is clearly had the effect of bringing the power of a regime which seemed to call into question the rights of if the russians and russian speaking people. what we have seen. recently has been the opening of discussions between the key of leadership groups from the eastern part of the country but they're only talking to groups from the eastern part of the country that support the key of government's position and this means that the west has got to back off from the position of support. for key if but also what it may interest that russia should be urging the people in the eastern part of
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ukraine to enter into negotiations with kiev and to try to discuss the differences and resolve them but what. some more international stories a visit our of the first results expected in the world's largest ever election india's got to tally up over five hundred fifteen one million votes in what's been a complex ballot the five a week a long pole witness bitter exchanges between main rivals with a contest of pitting the ruling congress against the country's main opposition party. police in brazil have been moving in on protesters in the city of sol paolo making several orest thousands are turned out and pretty world cup rallies against the billions of dollars being spent on the tournament which protesters say should we put into health care education and an end to poverty a tournament begins next month and is seen as a test of the government's ability to keep order.
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now there are reports of a car bomb explosion that has killed at least forty three people on syria's border with turkey it's claimed women and children are among the day and activists say the attack at a crossing may have been carried out by al-qaeda militants the area is being run by rebels who are fighting both the syrian army and each other for areas of control. japan's renowned pacifist constitution could be under threat often lawmakers agreed moves to restore the country's military might until now it's only allowed itself to use the armed forces in defense since it was defeated in the second world war but in historical revision is on the cards because the japanese prime minister wants to also become just defense capabilities and ease restrictions on exports so he also wants more flexibility in be able to defend their land on the tag is
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a rising wave off nationalism in japan and that's why even concern in neighboring china and south korea one that the list told us that turkey is the mission field by the agenda of its american ally united states sees the pair and and part of a process of the circling it part of a foundation for certainly china used. to be what one former prime minister called unsinkable aircraft carrier for the united states been over for some time i mean japan despite its constitution say you should have no no military forces has very large baby very large air force is the sixth biggest military spender in the world but it's been difficult to. deploy those forces abroad to be involved in war and both under the pressure of the right wing in japan and from the united states has been
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a process of more than thirty years now to really overcome the limitations of the constitution. eleven the larry king tackles another make a couple of minutes. the quality is nice but there are a couple point one things just get silly for example for the last year even at the congressional level some democrats on the military association of atheists and freethinkers have been pushing to create atheist chaplains in the u.s. military a chaplain in the context the armed forces is a priest who goes alongside the nation's troops to give them spiritual counsel and boost morale and also myself was very skeptical that god created man i could tell you that this is just a bit odd what sort of spiritual or moral support is some sort of generic atheist chaplain going to provide he'd probably say something like well son everything
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you're fighting for in this tiny rocket in for universes ultimately pointless and johnson who died yesterday he's not in heaven or anything there is no afterlife for me to our existence so he's just maggot food now you feel better yeah thanks for the counseling father i think this is just a case of me too me too politics where the demand for a humanist religion free priest is war despite christian soldiers rather than to actually do something to help atheist soldiers but that's just my opinion. he's oh ten united outspoken and ready to take a stand on the day's red hot issues he's my good friend bill maher get ready she's joining me for this edition of politicking.
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from the politicking i'm larry king joining me one of my favorite people who's never afraid to say what he wants the host of real time with bill maher on h.b.o. the one and only maher himself and by the way in addition to real time bill will be at the murad theater in indianapolis on may thirty first and on june seventh at the car not a theater in rockford illinois west of chicago work the country larry you know i do i let's get right into turn issues none more current than mr sterling now i've heard that you have attacked the fact that he was taped but that's you know but i know dns them justify the means but this is well you know it's be good if we could keep two thoughts and i had the same time you know no one forgives the racism it's
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nice we've reached a place in america where that's not even debatable nobody stands up for the racism but you know the fourth amendment is and bean bag now i get it that he's in a kind of a quads i public situation there with the team it's not its own not public but it's the other owners can kick him out but when i was saying a lot of people it's interesting i almost never get q. does from both left and right both left and right like that i said you know what if you can't to your own girlfriend in your living room without losing your property then what is before the amendment because the fourth amendment is the one that says we should be secure in our homes secure in our property secure in our persons and. you know racism is bad and so i was losing the fourth amendment. yes so what do you do when it bounces what once is out the owners have no way to go i mean they can
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say well yeah we shouldn't take them but what do we do right now i don't know what will they would they would i mean i had kareem abdul-jabbar in the week before and i said you know everyone's saying bring a commissioner's solver was well he wasn't exactly brave i'm not saying he did the wrong thing but it's not brave when you do something that every single person says you should do and brave is going against the grain the game is would keep going on the air and you know what the owners wanted to get rid of sterling because it could hurt them the business the players would have just revolted it's been there already african american league so you know it wasn't brave but it was perhaps the right thing to do i'm sure it was the right thing to do like how do you think it is who's advising him on doing other appearances close foot in the mouth is a classic actually i think. judging from the anderson cooper and you know view that's actually going to help him because now people are just going to think well this guy is it's pathetic dimentia you know i mean no one can be that bad.
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you know on purpose you can't act that stupid and he said about the wife. from what i read she's a racist so i mean it well yeah that she was kind of his right hand man with the apartment buildings and you know i it's unlikely in a marriage that long that they would have very differing political views it's it's rare when you find a mary matalin james carville kind of marriage usually husband and wife are aligned on those kind of issues so i don't think she's some sort of outlier in this i think she's guilty to one number initiating all he is and i have been interviewing bill maher since one nine hundred eighty seventy nine eighty eight worked in washington one time when my on my radio show he was a regular not you larry ninety ninety nine i think the first time i was. it was someone i was on politically correct which is early nine you know you will one thing a club in washington really you were it was in the eighty's you what made out of
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gardens that club and why get involved and produce a pipe a love you and say you got to have this pile seemed sound and that said you have a better memory than i do let's say in all these years and then it is why in two thousand and fourteen is this the racism in america i mean what's stupider than not liking someone because of its own risk in which they have nothing to do with what is stupid in that i mean people won't give ha going to anyone with half a brain and i don't know why i don't know what i do as fans or this were a good idea genius god to do you know. you know i'm the one who's always saying america it's stupid and that big book it matter but. it's dope and they say well i can prove it jobs are in various you know sixty percent of the people think noah's ark story is true literally true i mean our people stupidly got everybody on library count the ways i mean i mean racism is obviously fused it's
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a lot of different things some of it is just lizard brain nonsense you don't look like me i hate you some of it has to do with economics and class and the way rich people are able to use things like race to divide poor people you know it's very easy to get people distracted from the issues that they should be thinking about by pointing to race that mexicans going to take your job well that mexican is probably not going to take your job because as it's been proved over and over again john mccain said it once you can do it my friend you can't pick fruit and the sun all day white people have tried and they will to buy lunch and other areas it's engressia the investigation and bend yeah well you may have the democrats are saying that this is a phony thing well it is a funny thing it's been a funny thing from the beginning i mean it's a tragedy. but not everything bad that happens in the world is obama's fault or is
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that they're always there template for everything is to work backwards from obama is evil obama is a socialist obama is a screw up somehow he's simultaneously an evil genius and also completely incompetent and just terribly dumb so it depends on what day it is are as funny at the end of our show this week our little editorial is about. we're egging the democrats the republicans on to impeach him because i think that would be very good for obama if they would go ahead and impeach him and i would like to challenge the republicans if ben ghazi is as awful as they say it is and let's get real they're investing in it for the eighth time almost half of republicans in america say it's the worst scandal ever in american history absolutely worst scandal ever so if it's really that bad then isn't it your obligation to impeach him and that would be great because that would fire up the left wing base so i'd like to see the
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impeachment go for i like this in them put their money where their mouth is and get do you think that's partially racial at least partially absolutely i think a lot of this country has never gotten over the fact that we elected and not only just elected i think what really blew their minds was reelected you know the first time they could kind ok everybody experiments. this second time really bothered them because it's like wow america got a real good look at a black president and went for it again that i think psychologically was the most damaging thing that's happened to them these of the barack obama that they want to people who saw him and still voted for him there were turn of monica lewinsky. yes i defended her on the show last week you know i read the vanity fair article i was very moved by it this is a person who's basically spent almost twenty years now and from this person present
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. she can't get a job that she says you know every time she goes and they make some excuse and we understand why because it's a distraction. probably a very bright when she went to the london school of economics i never met her but she does make a great point which is that she said if i'm so stupid how come my first job out of college was working at the white house also i kind of got on people who i think are hypocritical about getting down on her for the affair as it wasn't a she was in her early twenty's and if you remember back that far larry i barely do but i don't know girls in that age that's the experimental age like college age early twenty's late teens so that's when they're having sex with people they have no intention to stay with you know that and that's ok you know sex is not harmful
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if you you know take precautions and so forth so while other girls are having sex with you know i don't know the bouncer at the club and this idiot who lives next door to them in the condo and she's having sex with the president of the united states and said i'm talking with him she says it was an actual relationship that was intimidation and his communication there were gifts exchanged promises made. so you know the whole world is looking for five minutes with this guy and by the way this is when clinton was in his forty's he was very robust he was very well so she's having sex with the hottest guy in the world and our first job out of college is in the white house but she's the more you know i mean it looks like it was a fun relationship to lynne cheney on as lynne cheney suggested that the clintons were behind the lewinsky article that they had vanity fair publish it to get the story out of the way by that well it's a bit of a conspiracy theory but i mean. it wouldn't be the strangest thing i'd ever heard of in my life it makes sense in july to want to win nakia late and i didn't know
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this woman but but monica's point was you know why now because hillary is most likely going to be the next next president and maybe for eight years and of course if that happens then she's going to lose another ten years of her life so come on let's have about a moratorium twenty years is a long time to be and well a christian ethic is to forgive. for him what does this mean to you know you know just let her have a life what do you make. then the model ranch is mr bundy kleiman bundy is faced with the feds lots of the right wingers love this guy until until of course the relevant point is that they should not love them to begin with it's a scofflaw you know somehow that the rule of law people except i didn't like him they liked him because he thumbed his nose at the federal government as you know larry the federal government is always evil and needs to be drowned in the bath and
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so somebody like liben bundy who does not let the revenuers from the government push him around he has of course a hero except he's not a hero he's a guy who didn't pay his grazing fees and by the way those people who are mad at the government on so much lead i'm glad the federal government owns that much lead because what would the other people do with it probably ruin it like they have with the rest of the country it's that's why the federal government owns a lot of land so we can preserve our national heritage it's all our land and some of that needs to stay pristine and polluted these idiots now when you tell who want to drive their a.t.v.'s into the land just because we say we can't yes let the eco system live somewhere and so logical if it isn't logic plays leslie. we now move to the world of politics and she said i'll do what is bill think about who might be the g.o.p. nominee the will of the battlefield and does he think hillary's automatic as when
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it's about. to understand the emperor that only weighs in every moment her life. and the pitch and space to land the land on. the floor when you are free to be at the top. i know where the frame is but the crucible. tragedy known as ukraine a political disaster planned and funded by washington is entering a new and even orwellian stage he was fully backs the illegal regime in camp and its continued violence assault on peaceful protesters in the east ukraine as a unitary sovereign state is now a thing of the past. and back with no more don't forget if you're in indianapolis he'll be at the murad
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theater on may thirty first was about you mentioned i didn't write oh i'm glad you do i think i don't think it's pronounced here at well it's more apt that's m u r a t how raw i think we don't pronounce it too whichever it is i'm funny about it how would you get there you are offering they're going to the theater like what this guy put out there that they were badly he was a growing not a great show is that the car not the theater in rockford illinois on june seventh and of course he has a growing show on h.b.o. rockford files real time real time with bill maher really friday night they must and they repeat it seven thousand times in my career and the week chris christie does you have a future oh yeah. garbage removal i don't know about politics no i think he has a future i don't know. i think you know we did something about the fact that he should have run in two thousand and twelve because the longer you stay on the vine
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the more likely something like that is going to come up obama was very smart remember when he ran every said how can you run you've barely been in the senate people don't even know who you are and he went exactly that's exactly the point they don't know who i am if i wait around it of the four years old i'm going to pick at more votes to use against me and chris christie if he was smart should have run in two thousand and twelve when he was still have that new candidate smell any good been indicted you know yeah it's looking worse and worse because of course when the press doesn't cover the really important stories of the t.v. press anyway but boy when they get their hooks into something that scandalous they will just root and room out of the big medical you are instead that's the funds you think the president's democratic liberal a liberal doesn't like does the going action to yeah yeah absolutely there's no prisoner that's right ok. a lot of people are saying the best race would be jeb bush and hillary clinton it would be issue oriented wouldn't go into the well you'd
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fall asleep well i wouldn't fall asleep but we're talking about two centrists corporatist type people who are going to left a little right a little left leg who are not really going to new vis country off the track it's on i can't see either one of them doing ending bold like demanding a carbon tax you know if you pick up the paper almost any day that we did something really really scary and frightening about the with the where the climate is going and i don't see either one of them and of course if you look at the polls the people in america these geniuses don't even have it on the list of top ten things to be worried about so it requires great leadership i think it's obviously the most important issue of our time requires great leadership i don't see it coming from either a hillary or a jeb bush you see it coming from anyone yes i think something like elizabeth warren one of the most gutsy people i've seen in politics in a long time she's somebody i think who would really say what she feels and she may
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not ever win anything but i'd love to see her or run with hillary about that a granny ticket. from around paul rand paul or i like his father i like half of them. you know half of them make so much sense and says the things that nobody else is saying. let's end the empire nothing in the constitution says america has to have an empire about drowning that's bring the troops home he's not running as different drowning as they were drowning you attack the you love the fourth amendment you favor droning a citizen without a trial in another country well i think you said droning in the morning about a citizen and that's a different issue as well ran are all it's made up and also i yes i do favorite that the citizen we did drone i was in favor of that just because you're a citizen of america that should not serve as a shield to you you if. are attacking americans words that i was absolutely larry and say just because there's a full at the moment don't say stupid things in private well that's
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a very different reading of the four of them and we're talking about it don sterling and his living room had been talking about bombing the white house i would have a very different view about about but he still was taped and you're against the taping of it and making it public and we got to began to have it both ways with these are two different issues larry i can have it to do well they don't situation on you can't kill an american citizen without a trial you also cannot use the constitution as a shield if you are plotting against american citizens is very different to be spouting off about whether your girlfriend who brings a black eye to the ball game is a little different than what i'm more ella locky was doing which was inspiring people and plotting to kill americans and that should not be used as a shield as far as droning goes i'm sure we could do the droning program better but i was never in favor of invading iraq as a way to fight the war on terror which is really the war against muslim
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fundamentalism. but you have to do something i'm not for doing nothing so using whole armies against terrorists is a very bad idea because that's not who they are there's small bands of people you win a war on terror well you don't ever win it right it's like crime there will always be some crime but there are some people in the world who do need killing and drones do that better than armies we kill we don't know how many iraqis when we sent over the army that well a lot of them killed each other but hundreds of thousands at least a hundred thousand we haven't killed anyone near that number when we when we use the drones and it was it you know that said the buck stage and you should seek you ssion in oklahoma was a box that killed him but i should have been that was a big you can write that it's very funny what do you make of the whole death penalty that is the craziest situation because first of all this is a country that kills. she would just talk about droning gun violence attentions texas alone right i mean killing is what we do in fact that we have this this issue
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with killing people i mean we're overthinking this i mean none must be like what's put them put them in a pit with a wild bull or you people are thinking too hard about this why don't we just look here's here's we know how to make people fall asleep right at michael jackson's doctor and they're ok he used to do it once you have them out. just tell them in any of the ways we know really do work gentlemen that team electrocuted the firing squad bell out of one stare out why do we have to like have this idea that we have to nudge them just ever so slightly into death like were you not only really doing idling name you know here. it's not humane about how you do it you're killing them ok so this whole idea that we have to have this cocktail of drugs for it's like the razor you know the first blade lift the ship the first drug kind of gets you sleepy and the second one puts you out and the third one you know terry it's like you're
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on a massage table with norah jones playing in the back it's insane not to mount and kill them or just shoot them it's not a big thing do you favor the death penalty you know i always have in principle it's just that we don't do it well enough you know this to me they were invincible yes i mean i do favored principle i just think this to many people i think our justice system is too screwed blued and tattooed black and blacks or asians or whites or not well i mean that's part of it there's a racial element that's just as incompetent that element to it you know that there are probably some innocent people be put to death but i think i would if it was may i would rather be put to death than live in solitary for seventy years i mean we put people in solitary that is truly cruel and unusual punishment if you to be alone year after year after year we didn't use we used to do this very very sparingly now we do it all the time and that is the i think the issue that they
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should be talking about with prisons when they if they reserve which is marijuana you've long been in that kind of this legalization it appears are delayed erratic allowable hope obama said the other day that no one is no more dangerous than alcohol but he quickly stressed that he does see pot use as a bad habit and a vice well you know he's a politician he's got at that but it's not about the medical use. well of course for medical use i mean to talk to anybody who's used it for medical reasons and they will tell you that very often provides a solace that nothing else they tried that's coming everywhere but there's that but we have to use that excuse anymore it doesn't have to we don't have to have the fig leaf of oh i'm using it because i have this whatever it is i told them i had how about just because we want to because of all the drugs of all the mood altering agents you could get your hands on this is the one that's that's least harmful and
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also again a freedom issue how about that for the republicans where's the tea party on this this vote to be that people love freedom so much what could be more cause for freedom that we're at and what happens in your own head how you treat what goes on in your own mind the mood you want to put yourself in so i think it's an issue that the republicans could steal if they were smart that's another issue where rand paul probably could take rand paul could be interesting because he quit his views on privacy his views on bringing the troops home and no more empire his views on stuff like drugs he's pretty good on race issues he said to mention he could steal millennial away from hillary clinton i don't think that i just a vote for hillary or you shot as many are as how quickly the gay shoe has changed in this country more americans favor same sex marriage a football player is drafted he kisses partner on television right ok yeah i did
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that spoke quickly the gays insisted but it is it is amazing that it was only maybe twenty years ago that the closest thing to a gay marriage was lies in minnelli and david geffen i mean when they were married that was a gay marriage i was invited. you didn't want to say. and yet they just they just insisted and of course the other thing i think that turned it around was television you know people don't really read the news they don't pay attention to the president. that much but they do watch television and once they saw gays on television shows wow they said look at this they were like oh ok you know when it's not that weird and then of course gay marriage in a couple of states and the world didn't fall apart and they kind of got it as recently as two thousand and four bush remember put karl rove put gay marriage on the ballot in key states and just because he knew it would get every redneck to come out and while they were in the booth that of course voted for bush and those
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are all people who were scared that gay marriage was going to screw up their life somehow i know you are critical of organized religion you made a great movie cloverlea just city rule you make them think you can think church in the blue and that's the tension played to can the zation team in making this jump all the second to saying the same in two sense to say the john pope john and pope john paul two well they need some good publicity you know after the and i said yes larry with a little boy you think those well i mean that kind of fast tracked up john paul i mean he you know he got it you need to know you know you need to confirm miracles to be a saint and he got his two in five years which is you know i'm just saying the man works quickly after he's dead because that's very quick i mean others say it's taken hundreds of years but john paul the second he just rolled up his sleeves and got those miracles like really and we know that there's no afterlife i mean i know
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it does no one knows you know in the region intentional or not and it i've never said i was one hundred percent sure we don't know what happens but. you know what i'm pretty sure of is that it's not the myths that were described thousands of years ago by people who knew nothing of science and which people still to their intellectual embarrassment still cleave to today i doubt it's that god had a son. you know he's this orb of perfect energy powerful beyond imagination but he's got kids i mean i'm guessing it's not that so you know we don't know we're you know i watch the show cosmos it's a great show science ever be weak he's brilliant mr neil de grasse tyson yeah and a great explainer asses and you know they go into the first episode i think they did the big bang theory which is the entire universe that's not just every planet
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every star piece every galaxy was in something the size of a marble when it exploded thirteen point eight billion years ago and when you hear that you hear that everything in the universe all the planets in the star is in this and we're in something size or marble you kind of want to go. you know give me the jesus thing that's just that's even crazier but i know they're right thank you bill they're always the best things larry is great is that he is one of the funniest and most incisive people on the planet we thank him for joining us on this edition of politicking for my viewers out there want to hear from you join the conversation on my facebook page to shake my teeth that seems to be supposed to. slow the speeds to cool off.
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